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Police: Pair sought in Patchogue theft, hit-run

Suffolk County police are looking for this woman

Suffolk County police are looking for this woman and man in the Dec. 28, 2016, theft of clothing from a Patchogue store and a subsequent hit-and-run accident. Credit: SCPD

Suffolk County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest after a man and a woman stole clothing from a Patchogue store last month and struck another car as they fled, causing minor injuries to the driver of the other car and her 3-year-old daughter.

The 40-year-old driver and her daughter were treated at Southside Hospital in Bay Shore after the incident, Suffolk County police said.

The thieves stole about $770 in assorted clothing from Work ‘N Gear at 499-26 Sunrise Hwy. about 11 a.m. on Dec. 28 and fled in a dark-colored pickup truck, police said.

The pickup struck the woman’s 2013 Honda on Crossway Boulevard and fled, police said.

Anyone with information was asked to call Crime Stoppers at 800-220-TIPS.

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